Lake Forest Estates

Macedonia, Summit County

Established in 2000, this subdivision has 171 sublots surrounded by 27 acres of protected stream, riparian corridor and wetland areas. The riparian corridor contains two streams that drain into Brandywine Creek. American beech and red maple are the dominant trees found within the corridor. A large wetland is located in the northwest corner of the protected property, which is undisturbed, and of high quality. The protection of the easement is financed through a property transfer fee that is 0.05% of the purchase price for each property transfer, paid by the purchasing owner.

The easement is located east of Valley View Road and north of Twinsburg Road.

Permitted Actions Within Conservation Easement
The following actions are permitted within the Preserve with the approval of Ohio Stream Preservation:

  • The installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of utilities located within the Preserve;
  • The removal of dead, diseased, damaged, destroyed, or fallen trees, shrubs, or other vegetation that physically block streams, utility work, or pedestrian trails;
  • The elimination and removal of grapevines, poison ivy, and other toxic and undesirable growth which can be cut and left laying.

Prohibited Actions Within Conservation Easement
  • The placement or construction of any man-made structures;
  • The removal or destruction of native growth in the Preserve, including the use of fertilizers, the spraying of herbicides and pesticides, and the introduction of nonnative vegetation;
  • The removal, filling, or excavation of soil, sand, gravel, or other materials from the Preserve, or doing any act that would alter the topography of the Preserve;
  • Dumping of any substance of any kind, including grass clippings or other yard debris, soil, trash, ashes, and garbage waste;
  • Alteration of natural water courses or other water bodies;
  • The operation of any motorized vehicle on the Preserve.

* Complete list of restrictions on page 2 of conservation easement.

Report Violations Report violations here.
Property Overview
Sublots: : 171 Sublots
Grantor: Lake Forest Estates Homeowners' Association, Inc.

Document Downloads
Conservation Easement
Deed Restrictions
Site Plan
Baseline Report

Monitoring Report
2013 Monitoring Report

Previous reports are
available upon request

Related Links
City of Macedonia

Summit County

Lake Forest Estates HOA